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Lionel Messi and David Beckham ended up El Clasico rivals – now Actual Madrid legend demands Inter Miami’s star male for much more glory


Sep 27, 2023
Lionel Messi and David Beckham were El Clasico rivals - now Real Madrid legend needs Inter Miami's star man for more glory


Lionel Messi could possibly have counted David Beckham as a rival after on a time but they are now performing to get trophies at Inter Miami.

And the 2nd of Messi’s vocation in the MLS is up for grabs when Inter Miami confront Houston Dynamo in the US Open Cup on Wednesday night.

Inter Miami have seen their fortunes change with Messi in their ranks


Inter Miami have witnessed their fortunes alter with Messi in their ranksCredit: Getty

The 7-time Ballon d’Or winner manufactured the transfer to the United States in the summer season just after his agreement at Paris Saint-Germain expired.

Since becoming a member of Inter Miami, their fortunes have vastly altered from remaining bottom of their respective division to reaching cup finals.

That incorporates successful the Leagues Cup by beating Nashville on penalties just after a 1-1 attract, that Messi scored in.

And that is mostly down to the 36-yr-old’s affect, who has scored 11 in 12 appearances, which includes 5 assists.

Inter Miami co-operator Beckham performed a massive part in convincing the Earth Cup winner to leave at the rear of Europe.

The moment on a time, although, they counted each other as rivals on opposite sides of La Liga’s dominating forces.

It was pretty much 20 a long time given that Messi took component in his very first Clasico as a Barcelona participant.

In 2005, Barca tore True Madrid apart in a 3- bashing at the Bernabeu many thanks to two targets from Ronaldinho and a different strike from Samuel Eto’o in a star studded event.

Messi faced Beckham four times as a player, winning one and losing one


Messi faced Beckham 4 periods as a player, profitable a single and shedding 1Credit history: Getty
Messi is now playing for Beckham's Inter Miami


Messi is now playing for Beckham’s Inter MiamiCredit score: Getty

Beckham began alongside Zinedine Zidane, Robinho, Raul and Ronaldo while Messi propped up the right-hand side of a group together with Ronaldinho, Xavi, Eto’o and Carlos Puyol.

But even with boasting a aspect whole of superstars, Frank Rijkaard’s Barca dazzlers set them to the sword.

It was a humiliating day for Los Blancos and head mentor Vanderlei Luxemburgo was sacked some months right after as their season continued to capitulate.

In whole, Beckham, who moved to Spain from Gentleman United in 2003, and Messi confronted every single just four instances throughout their occupations.

This match was the only one particular that Messi gained, even though, as Real Madrid defeat them in their upcoming encounter – this time with Fabio Capello at the helm at the Bernabeu.

And the other two matches ended in attracts in the Champions League when Beckham joined PSG for a limited stint in 2013.

The previous Manchester United star afterwards explained: “I almost certainly resolved to retire when Messi was jogging previous me.” 

But though it has been Beckham’s aspiration to indicator Messi for Inter Miami, there is a opportunity that he could not participate in in the US Open Cup closing.

“I’ll sit down with him and see how he feels,” Martino stated.

“We always talk. I actually really do not know if afterwards on the resolution that we make is the a single that we agree on. Perhaps tomorrow we’ll get with each other and see what he states.”

Regardless of his situation, he has been important to ushering in new period of success.

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